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Sumida River, Tokyo

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Flowing through the capital city, Sumida River offers a long waterfront with many sights. Enjoy a walk along the embankments under cherry trees and terraces, from where you can observe the skyline featuring the Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Beer buildings. You can rent a bike near Sumida Park, or start at Senso-ji shrine. The banks serve as a popular spot for local, who gather to drink, sing, or eat under the cherry trees. You can embark on a boat cruise, starting at Asakusa and ending at the Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba Island, enjoying sweeping views of Tokyo Bay along the way. Plan to visit Sumida River during your Tokyo vacation using our convenient Tokyo tour planner.
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  • Though many feel the season of Japan in Asakusa. One of them is the Sumida River. Dyed pink cross-strait cherry blossoms in full bloom in the spring, and crowded with many people. It is also great houseboats come and go. Good wind blowing from the River in the summer, the evening feels so good.
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  • A cruise which was not very scenic and the voice over given was rather mundane was a waste of time. Spending time in ginza etc would be better  more »
  • We actually crossed this large river while walking from Sumida park to the Asakusa area. The river looked clean and since it was cherry blossom season we saw some trees in full bloom in both sides. Yo...  more »